Welcome to AiCuris: The Powerhouse for Anti-Infectives

AiCuris (from 'Anti-infective Cures') is a pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on the discovery, research and development of novel antiviral and antibacterial agents for the treatment of severe and potentially life-threatening infectious diseases.




Founded in 2006 from Bayer's virology and bacteriology research divisions, AiCuris today has an innovative pipeline of novel anti-infectives and a team of internationally regarded scientists and drug developers. With its tight focus on specialist markets with high medical need, the company is perfectly positioned for growth and success.

Topical Pritelivir: Phase 2 started



First subject enrolled in the clinical Phase 2 trial "LipP 1"

"LipP 1", the first clinical Phase 2 trial with topical Pritelivir for treatment of Labial Herpes has started.

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NIH Support Preclin. Study AIC649


AiCuris Announces U.S. NIH Support of Preclinical Study with AIC649 against Chronic Hepatitis B

AiCuris, a leading company in the discovery and development of drugs against infectious diseases, today announced the start of a preclinical study on the proprietary immune modulator AIC649. 

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Letermovir: positive Phase 3 data


AiCuris’ anti HCMV drug Letermovir meets Primary Endpoint

AiCuris’ licensee Merck reports that Letermovir, a prophylactic treatment against HCMV in bone marrow transplant patients, meets Primary Endpoint in Pivotal Phase III Study. 

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